Next ICC T20 World Cup will take place in Australia this October -November 2022. A total of 16 Teams will participate in what should be a cracking tournament. It is the first time that Australia will host the event. out of the 16 teams, 12 will qualify automatically thanks to performances in previous world cups while 4 more will join after 2 rounds of global qualifiers. We breakdown all the qualified teams so far and what the tournament’s format looks like.
ICC T20 World Cup Format:
12 teams which reached the super 12 round in previous world cup automatically qualify for 2022 World Cup. 4 more will join them to make it 16 teams in total. Top 8 ranked teams already qualified for the Super 12 round. While the 4 bottom ranked teams and 4 teams who qualify via global qualifiers will play in Round 1. Where 8 teams are divided into 2 groups of 4 teams each. Top 2 teams from each group will join the Super 12 round.
Super 12 Stage will be divided into two groups where 6 teams will be placed in each group. The top 2 teams from each group will qualify for the semi-finals.
Below is the list of the teams who qualified for the ICC T20 World Cup 2022.
|Teams||Qualified Via||T20 World Cup Stage|
|India||No 1 In ICC Ranking||Super 12|
|England||No 2 In ICC Ranking||Super 12|
|Pakistan||No 3 In ICC Ranking||Super 12|
|New Zealand||No 4 In ICC Ranking||Super 12|
|South Africa||No 5 In ICC Ranking||Super 12|
|Afghanistan||No 7 In ICC Ranking||Super 12|
|Bangladesh||No 8 In ICC Ranking||Super 12|
|West Indies||Via Qualifier Round||First Group Stage|
|Sri Lanka||Via Qualifier Round||First Group Stage|
|UAE||Via Qualifier Round||First Group Stage|
|Namibia||Via Qualifier Round||First Group Stage|
|Scotland||Via Qualifier Round||First Group Stage|
|Ireland||Via Qualifier Round||First Group Stage|
Super 12 Stage
|Group 1||Group 2|
|New Zealand||South Africa|
|Qualifier Group A Winner||Qualifier Group B Winner|
|Qualifier Group B Runner-up||Qualifier Group A Runner-up|
Note|The Details Regarding ICC T20 World Cup Format & Qualified Teams are confirmed. But if there are any changes will be made in this scenario, then we will be updated soon.